Forward joins up with Real Madrid teammates in Australia

The reigning Ballon d'Or holder did not travel with the rest of the squad but has joined with the team in Australia for pre-season


Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has joined with his teammates in Melbourne,  Australia for pre-season.

The reigning Ballon d'Or holder did not travel with the squad but has joined up with the team in Melbourne where they will partake in the International Champions Cup.

He arrived Melbourne earlier before the Real Madrid team flew in on Sunday, July 12.

Ronaldo met with his new manager Rafa Benitez as they look forward to better times together at Real Madrid.

For the pre-season, Real Madrid will be playing in the International Champions Cup where they will take on Inter and AC Milan, Roma and Manchester City over the course of July.

One player who has not joined up with the Real Madrid squad for pre-season is Iker Casillas who is undefined outfit FC Porto.

Ronaldo took to his official Twitter account to bid him farewell writing: "Iker, proud to have worked with you so many years. Good luck at your new club."


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